Joe Stains

This is the blog of an angry old boston terrier. (and his little brother Tanner who gets to post every Tuesday)

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Goodbye Dear Cousin Chief

chief and poe

Today, our cousin Chief went to the big dog park in the sky. Over the rainbow bridge and on to a better life with no pain and all the treats he could ever want.

A few months ago we told everyone that Chief was having heart problems and you all sent kind thoughts and dog licks and we know that helped keep him going, so thank you all!!!

chief and tanner
When our aunt was fostering Tanner before he came to Arizona, Chief was Tanner's good friend. We were lucky to see Chief at Christmas when he made the long drive out here again for his last big car ride. Tanner sure enjoyed hanging out with him again.

Well, we are sad here but glad that our cousin is not suffering and that he had a long life and now he is having a blast with all of our dog friends that are up there with him!

34 Stains:

Blogger BARON.VON.TRUBE said...

THE BARON offers his condolences. Losing a pet really sucks.

5:46 PM  
Blogger Ike said...

So sorry about Chief. That sucks.
Ike

7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are sorry to hear about Chief. We just lost our big brother Ollie to the big dog park in the sky so we know how sad you are.

Clyde and Levi

7:20 PM  
Blogger vix said...

Aw Chief! You will be missed. We are sorry to hear about this. :(

7:37 PM  
Blogger Fu Fu said...

So sorry to hear about Chief. But I'm sure he's in doggie heaven with no pain now.

~ fufu

7:58 PM  
Blogger Gus said...

Me n Teka have never lost a friend yet, but muzzer and dad have and they say you are real sad now but remember the good times and it will help some.

manly high fives from Gus and kissies from Teka

8:28 PM  
Anonymous chiyo said...

i am so sorry to hear about Chief. hope Tanner is not too poofed.

love..
chiyo

9:20 PM  
Blogger Boo said...

please comfort tanner for me. i'm sure he needs it since he was close with chief before this.

i'm sure Chief will be fine up there.

wet wet licks

Boo

10:41 PM  
Blogger Luckie the Dachie said...

Goodbye dear Chief.... life is so short and fragile. :(
Hope Tanner is doing ok.

11:09 PM  
Blogger MJ's doghouse said...

Oh man...that sucks guys...But at least Chief isnt suffering anymore. I bet he gets all the treats he wants up stairs.

11:31 PM  
Blogger Simba said...

Sorry to hear about Chief, sounds like he had a long and loving life.

Simba xx

12:35 AM  
Blogger Oscar Airedale said...

Sorry to hear about Chief, but as you say, he can now run free with no pain. It is the hoomans who suffer more, so big licks to them.

Licks
Oscar x

1:04 AM  
Blogger Super Boy & Baby-Licious said...

Sorry to hear about Chief. hope that Tanner is coping well.

Love
Boy n Baby

1:29 AM  
Blogger wally said...

Sniff. Sorry to hear about Chief. Glad that he was not in pain and that he had a wonderful life and he got to share some of it with you guys.

wally.

2:25 AM  
Blogger Maggie said...

I'm so sorry to hear about Chief. So sad...............

Maggie

2:32 AM  
Blogger Sunshade said...

.............. I'm so sorry about Chief..... I hope DOOFUS is doing his job cheering you guys up!!

Love nibbles,
Miss Sunshade

4:02 AM  
Blogger Joey said...

My condolences to Chief's family and also to Tanner. But I'll bet Chief is happily running and playing in doggy heaven.

7:05 AM  
Blogger The Airechicks said...

Joe & Tanner:

We were very sad to hear about Chief. Please let your Aunt know we have her in our prayers and we'll let Grammpie know to be looking out for Chief when he sees him...Our Grammpie LOVES doggies...

Please Tanner try not to be too sad for long...

7:33 AM  
Blogger Huskee Boy said...

Bye Bye Chief.. Hope you are having a blast in the big dog park and having an endless supply of treats, toys and belly rubs

7:39 AM  
Blogger Tadpole said...

I am so sorry, you guys. This makes my girl cry. :*( He's up there looking down on everyone - especially YOU, Joey, so try really hard to be nice while Tanner is mourning.

7:49 AM  
Blogger FleasGang said...

Hey guys, we're really sorry to hear about your cuzzy, Chief. Best wishes.

The FleasGang

10:59 AM  
Anonymous fig said...

So sorry to hear of Chief's passing. He sure had a good life - especially with you guys as cousins!

12:01 PM  
Blogger Buster the Wired Fox Terror said...

Hail to the Chief, goodbye old Joey friend.

Bussie Kissies
Buster

12:02 PM  
Blogger Ferndoggle said...

Oh no! Sorry to hear about Chief...so sad! He's running with the big dogs in the sky.

Jowly kisses to you & Tanner. I'm sure you miss him.

Lola

12:46 PM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

We are so very sorry to hear about Chief! He is no longer in pain now - and can run and play and eat anything he wants to now!
You have our deepest condolences. May your memories and the belief that we'll all be together again one day comfort you!
Love,
Amber

1:23 PM  
Blogger Butchy & Snickers said...

We are so sorry to hear about Chief passing. But we know he is having a grand ol time now with no pain at all. Hope Tanner isn't too sad.
Luv & Wirey Hugs!
Butchy & Snickers

2:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for all of your kind thoughts for Chief and his friends and family! Chief was a very special, sensitive guy...he even liked the Doof. After his diagnosis at the end of January...he got lots and lots of extra attention. Our other dogs seemed to understand. He seemed to savor his last few months...exploring every inch of the yard (slowly), socializing with the neighbor dogs, and getting all of the extra pets.

Thanks for all of your support! Aunt Patty and Uncle Dick

4:08 PM  
Blogger Balboa said...

Our deepest sympathy. Mommy and me are very sad, but now you and Tanner have another Angel looking down on you.

5:20 PM  
Blogger Toby said...

We are very sorry to hear about Chief. But he is now in a place that is free of pain.

Luv, Tobes

5:39 PM  
Blogger T-man said...

What a precious photo of Chief with his kitty friend!! You can cherish his loving look with that picture..he looked like such a sweetie.

I'm sure Chief is at peace now and watching over his loved ones. He looked like a gentle soul.

T-man

8:24 PM  
Blogger Amber-Mae said...

RIP Chief... Hope you're having a better life in heaven now with loads of snacky snacks & friends of all kinds! Joe & Doofus will mizz you loads. Be happy up there!

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

2:53 AM  
Blogger Marvin The Dog said...

oh Joe, we are so sorry to hear about Chief, our thoughts are with you and your family.

Sad licks, Marvin xxxxx

Take care, love and light from Jeannie xxxxxx

2:55 AM  
Blogger Peanut said...

Sorry about Chief.

3:22 PM  
Blogger Jackson said...

Sending you lots of sympathy for the loss of your pal, Chief. J x

12:12 PM  

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